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Bachelor of Communication (Honours) in Broadcasting

Offered by: Tunku Abdul Rahman University of Management and Technology (TARUMT), Main Campus
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Exam BodyInternal Qualification, Malaysia
Course Duration3 years
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
Fees (International Student)65,200
CampusKuala Lumpur
FacultyFaculty of Communication and Creative Industries
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyBachelor's Degree Level
Field of StudyCommunication & Broadcasting
Course Description

This programme entails knowledge and skills for the technical understanding, writing, scripting, presenting and organising of traditional and new broadcast media. There are also specific courses designed to enhance the depth of knowledge and appreciation of the broadcast communication industry, like Film Appreciation, Criticism and Interpretation, Cinematography and Visual Communication, Production and Multimedia, Radio Journalism, Communication Technology, Communication Theories as well as application in Audio, Television and Video Production. Students will engage in all aspects of the creation and production works.

  • Introduction to Mass Communication
  • Audio Production
  • Scripting (Audio)
  • Scripting (Video)
  • Video Production
  • Introduction to Film
  • Cinematography & Visual Communication
  • Communication Theories
  • Communication Research Methods
  • Audio and Video Editing
  • Production and Multimedia 
  • Rhetoric
  • Television Production
  • Statistical Analysis for Communication
  • Film Appreciation, Criticism & Interpretation
  • Radio Journalism
  • Broadcast Communication Research
  • Camera for Broadcast and Film
  • Broadcasting Industrial Attachment
  • Communication Technology : Policy & Planning OR Media Audiences OR Web Design and Streaming Media
  • TV Journalism
  • Documentary Production OR Media Management
  • Politics and the Media
  • Final Year Project: Screen Production OR Final Year Project: Applied Broadcast Project
  • Malaysia : Religious & Cultural Practices

Language, Mata Pelajaran Pengajian Umum (MPU) and Co-curricular Courses:

Bahasa Kebangsaan A, English for Tertiary Studies, Academic English, English for Career Preparation, Tamadun Islam dan Asia, Contemporary Malaysian Issues, Hubungan Etnik, Critical Thinking, Co-curricular

Entry Requirements
  1. STPM - Grade C in 2 relevant subjects
  2. A Level - Grade D in 2 relevant subjects
  3. UEC - Grade B in 5 relevant subjects
  4. TAR UMT - Foundation in Arts (Track C) OR Relevant Diploma
  5. Other IHL - Relevant Foundation/ Diploma accredited by MQA

Compulsory subject:

(1); (2); (3); (4) and (5) must include SPM Credit/ O Level Grade C/ UEC Grade B in English Language


  1. Students without a credit in SPM Bahasa Melayu are required to pass Bahasa Kebangsaan A before the award of Bachelor Degree.
  2. TAR UMT Diploma will be accepted on credit transfer into Bachelor Degree programmes.
  3. Equivalent qualifications/qualifications from other Institution of Higher Learning (IHL) will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
  4. Subject to the Ministry of Education latest requirements.
Intake Months
  • Year 1: June & November
  • Year 2: June
Career Prospects

Graduates can be employed as:

  • Broadcast News Analyst
  • Media Planner
  • Multimedia Artist, Animator, Creative Director
  • Producer/Director-Stage, Motion Pictures, Television and Radio
  • Radio & Television Announcer
  • Reporter & Correspondent, journalist
  • Web developer or Web Designer

All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.

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